Caps and covers: Dispensing Caps and Covers - 40290

Dispensing Caps and Covers - 40290

What is Freight Class?

A freight code must be used when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. This standardized code, published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, lets carriers identify qualities of the shipment that help with transportation logistics.
Ship dispensing caps and covers accurately by using the information below:
40290
Dispensing Caps and Covers
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Commodity note:
NOI; in boxes, subject to Item 170 and having a density in pounds per cubic foot of:

Subclasses for

Dispensing Caps and Covers - 40290

Subclasses are smaller divisions of an NMFC number that almost always distinguish among similar items that can have different densities.
In this instance, the commodity, dispensing caps and covers, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

40290-1

40290-2

100

85

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Less than 12

12 or greater

Less than 12

12 or greater

Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

Do all LTL shippers use NMFC freight classes?

Almost all U.S. LTL carriers use NMFC freight classes, although some are attempting to move to a dimensionally-based system.

What is a CWT rate?

CWT stands for hundredweight. LTL shipments are priced “per 100 pounds,” “cwt,” or “per hundredweight.” This means that a 400 lb shipment priced at $25 CWT would cost $100, not including accessories or specialty services.

What happens if I don't put an NMFC freight class on my BOL?

If you don't include an NMFC code on your BOL, it is very likely that your carrier will charge you a reclassification fee and charge you the cost of shipping the freight they they determine your shipment is.